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Flood Waters South Sudan - Action Against Hunger

“If I Go, Who Will Feed My Children?”

Gai Yor, a fisherman in South Sudan, saw his home and crops submerged when South Sudan experienced the worst flooding in decades last year. Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. As his family flees flood waters in South Sudan, a father stays behind to ensure they have enough to eat. By Susan […]

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South Sudan: Meet Paguir’s First Doctor

Dr. Paulino examines a young patient at the Stabilization Centre. Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. By: Susan Martinez Action Against Hunger’s Stabilization Centre is helping to create a healthier, thriving community in one of South Sudan’s hardest-to-reach areas. There are any number of elements that spark a new community to form, or […]

South Sudan Covid-19 Action Against Hunger

“In South Sudan, doctors are like soldiers. When war comes, there’s no running away.”

Dr. David Gai Zakayo, roving medical doctor for Action Against Hunger. Photo by: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. David Gai Zakayo works as a doctor for Action Against Hunger in South Sudan. Fortunate enough to have grown up in a family where all of his needs were met and well aware of […]

Children and Malnutrition South Sudan

In an orderly Ethiopian camp, South Sudanese refugees face malnutrition, trauma

Nyayaul Gatkuoth Chol fled the violence in Mathiang, South Sudan, about 500 kilometres away, to a refugee camp in Ethiopia, where she now lives with four grandchildren and an orphan she looks after. Photo: Naomi Garneau for Action Against Hunger.   Our executive director Danny Glenwright penned this piece following a visit to Nguenyyiel refugee […]

Famine Relief Fund Action Against Hunger

4 ways Canadians like you are fighting famine right now

© Florian Seriex for Action Against Hunger Donations from Canadians are supporting programs in Yemen, Nigeria, South Sudan, and Somalia right now Thank you! In June, Canadians like you came together and donated $21.3 million to registered Canadian charities (like us!) through the Canadian government’s Famine Relief Fund.  As you know, the Famine Relief Fund  included 10 […]

Conflict in South Sudan Action Against Hunger

South Sudan plunges into preventable catastrophe: 100,000 people face famine in Unity State

Photo: Andrew Parsons/i-Images for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan February 21, 2017— Action Against Hunger issued an urgent call for political leadership to end the conflict in South Sudan in response to the official declaration of famine in Unity State, where an estimated 100,000 people face catastrophic levels of hunger and imminent risk of death. […]